Last modified on 23 May 2014, at 14:25

mergesort

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

merge +‎ sort

NounEdit

mergesort (plural mergesorts)

  1. (computing) A divide and conquer sorting algorithm that operates by dividing the items to be sorted into many small lists and gradually merging them together.

VerbEdit

mergesort (third-person singular simple present mergesorts, present participle mergesorting, simple past and past participle mergesorted)

  1. (transitive, computing) To sort with such an algorithm.